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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET, with hosts Leila Fadel, Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and A Martinez. Also available on Saturdays by 8 a.m. ET, with Ayesha Rascoe and Scott Simon. On Sundays, hear a longer exploration behind the headlines with Rachel Martin, available by 8 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.

    Friday, December 2, 2022

    Friday, December 2, 2022

    Felony tax fraud trial of the Trump Organization winds down. Supreme Court to hear Biden's student loan forgiveness plan. Sofa stuffed with cash leads to calls for South Africa's president to resign.

    • 13 min
    Thursday, December 1, 2022

    Thursday, December 1, 2022

    The West will impose more sanctions on Russian oil to defund its war in Ukraine. France's Macron is guest at Biden's first state dinner. FTX founder ignores his lawyers' advice and takes questions.

    • 12 min
    November 30, 2022

    November 30, 2022

    Prosecutors get rare seditious conspiracy conviction in Jan. 6 case. NATO foreign ministers meet on Ukraine. Republicans join Democrats on same-sex marriage bill; will they do the same on rail strike?

    • 13 min
    November 29, 2022

    November 29, 2022

    China cracks down on protesters. Supreme Court to hear arguments over how to enforce immigration laws. After battling off the pitch, Team USA and Iran face off in the World Cup.

    • 13 min
    Monday, November 28, 2022

    Monday, November 28, 2022

    Chinese people protest government's COVID lockdown. Democrats rush to pass bills before Republicans take over the House. Voting starts in Georgia in runoff for final unresolved Senate seat.

    • 12 min
    'A Heart That Works'

    'A Heart That Works'

    The actor and comedian Rob Delaney is known for tackling heavy topics with humor. Fans of his hit tv show Catastrophe have seen that on full display. But what most viewers didn't know is that while making the last two seasons of that show he was going through the hardest experience of his life. His two year old son Henry died from brain cancer after extensive medical treatments. Delaney's new memoir A Heart That Works is raw and honest window into that painful period of his family's life.

    If you or someone you know may be considering suicide or is in crisis, call or text 9 8 8 to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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Great overview of US News

US centric but, but major international stories as well. Great daily summary of latest news.

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